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Uchiha Madara

Updated 3 hours ago

ccs examination - 1194 Replies

Hello, I have a RHIT certification and I want to take the CCS exam. I noticed the revised exam is different. There are no fill in the blank...


Updated 4 hours ago


Hi Will Z., Do you mind sharing when you finish. I can share my math portion with you with answers and hints. Thank you, Denise

madeline Angela Meyer PhD

When AHIMA CCS is going to ICD-10-CM/PCS?

There is conflicting information on the Internet, so I call and spoke to AHIMA certification staff today. Per AHIMA, the CCS exam will be coded with...


Updated 8 hours ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 1725 Replies

[QUOTE who="sue in Clearwater, Florida"]so you find the jb review helpful?[/QUOTE] Yes I find it helpful


Updated 2 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 148 Replies

[QUOTE who="Wendy in Saint Paul, Minnesota"]Don't let these people convince you the ICD-10 implementation will reignite any need in this field. Even...

AmandaR Raymond

Updated 2 days ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 471 Replies

do you need to have work experience to sit for the CCS exam??


Updated 5 days ago

Should I become a RHIA??? Need advice please - 3 Replies


Updated 6 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 26 Replies

Hi lathacoder! Why not purchase the online version for $179. It includes a 60 question practice exam, weekly support calls and bonus videos. It...


Updated 7 days ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 29 Replies


Updated 8 days ago

CCA exam - 1676 Replies

[QUOTE who="lbarbar in Amman, Jordan"]Helloooo, my CCA is in 27th of March ...... i am scared to death .... any tips or notes or anything will...


Some software questions

Hello everyone. I've got a few questions I am hoping some one can help me with. Let's say I have a billing company with 5 employees who need...


Getting back into coding

I left a career as a clinical documentation specialist/inpatient coder 11 years ago to raise a family. I feel like I am ready to re-enter the...

Renee in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 13 days ago

Just finished Medical Coding program - 1 Reply

So i've been applying online for many coding positions, but have not gotten any responses for awhile. I still don't have my CPC certification, but...

ZacMorris in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 15 days ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 18 Replies

I am interested in majoring in B.S. Health Information Management & M.S. Informatics. I also want to take the "RHIA" licensing exam afterwards. But,...

Vanessa in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 15 days ago

Help! Grad. with B.S. degree eager to work in Healthcare! Master's in HIM or Health Administration? RHIT or CCS? - 15 Replies

Hello Everyone, I am a graduate of May 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and would like to work in healthcare. However, I am...

Ms Part time in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 17 days ago

Where do I start? - 57 Replies

I've been a massage therapist for over a decade and am wanting to supplement my income with medical coding/billing. Where do I start? Is there a...

Connie Elandt in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Updated 18 days ago

Coding books for sale - 1 Reply

I have a complete set of Medical Coding books for sale cheaper than Amazon. Buy all together and save! Included: 2011 ICD-0-CM For Hospitals (Carol...

HIMhopeful in Newark, Delaware

Updated 23 days ago

RHIA with internship OR Master's with RHIA but no internship? - 1 Reply

Hello, My background: BA in chemistry from an accredited university. Certified pharmacy technician with retail experience, currently working in a...

nikishere33 in Oswego, Illinois

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training???

I am a nurse and was a medical underwriter. I want to take my CPC to get ahead in the insurance world but I can't afford it right now. Can I...

nikishere33 in Oswego, Illinois

Updated 24 days ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 19 Replies

I am a former physician assistant (12 years ago) looking to re-enter the work world in medical coding. I would very much appreciate advice from those...

Davistv in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 15 Replies

I currently am in college for it BUT am worried I will NOT find a job in this field. I have been going to college for 2 years now and I have finally...

Davistv in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Health information technology program - 1 Reply

Is this a hard program? do most people pass? I recently switched from nursing after realizing its not my passion. I want to know the level of...

Davistv in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Should I start in Inpatient, Outpatient or Surgery Coding? - 5 Replies

Hello. I will be graduating from a AHIMA approved school in May 2013. I am also planning to get my RHIT credentials then as well. My question to...

Madara in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 77 Replies

I am thinking about looking into being a medical coder or a health information specialist. I've been on these forums for a couple of days now and it...

momof5sobusy in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

The CCA exam - 3 Replies

So, I just sent in the application in order to be qualified for the CCA exam through AHIMA. I bought their CCA exam study guide, and I took the...

Zack in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 114 Replies

I was looking into several Medical Coding schools but I wanted to know if I could get a job without having any experience. The problem I am having...

Evelina in Palos Park, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 54 Replies

The Catch-22, no experience, no job. How can I get the experience? RHIT CCS Will it do me any good to get these, or should I give up?

nikishere33 in Oswego, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

The future of medical coding - 36 Replies

For experienced medical coders or those in administration, what is your lookout on the medical coding field? Will there still be a demand for coders...

TealSky in Chicago, Illinois

Advice on career change to HIM!

I recently graduated with a degree in finance, but decided that I would like to enter into the HIM field instead. I've researched some...

momof5sobusy in San Antonio, Texas

Ahima Coding Basics Program Completion time

I was just curious if anyone here has went through the AHIMA Coding Basics program, and if so how long did it take you to complete? I know it gives...

muir93 in Champaign, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

allied school for medical coding and billing - 81 Replies

This is a question related to allied school online. What is the cost of tuition for this program?

Shantate in Lewisville, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Medical coding help - 8 Replies

Hi Guys, one of the best blog for Medical coding help. log on to

Kenpachi in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 40 Replies

I really need advice, I graduated from the HIT program and got my RHIT. I have such a hard time finding a job due to lack of experince in coding and...

Kellie11 in Cameron, North Carolina

Advice on Contract Coding

I am currently employed at a hospital as an outpatient coder, in October I will have one year total of coding experience. My husband and I plan on...

CodingGirl in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

Question for Medical Coders? Need some help here. - 1 Reply

Hello! I recently had some lab tests done and since I don't have health insurance, the lab billed me for $1,350. I am wondering if this is...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Non-Certified Work from home Medical coding jobs in Georgia - 362 Replies

I would like to work form home doing Medical Coding in Georgia.I am not certified yet but I do have 2 and a half years ecperience in Coding.I would...

SHAY SHAY in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 3 Replies

I am studying right now for the CCA and purchased 10 practice tests from I subsequently also purchased the AHIMA test prep book. The...

Patrick in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

Looking for entry level medical coding job. - 6 Replies

Presently I am attending school for medical coding and billing, I will complete it is Sept. Do you think I should wait until I am certified or...

nchop in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 85 Replies

Is outsourcing of medical billing and coding to India becoming a growing trend? I just passed my CPC (yesterday :)} and I am interviewing for jobs. ...

Coding Student in Mcdonough, Georgia

Coding Homework Help

I desperately need help a coding a medical record. I just need someone to look over my codes before I turn them in to see if my coding is correct....

RHIT Student in Stockbridge, Georgia

Need to Interview A Coding Professional for school

I have an assignment which entails interviewing an HIM professional. I would like to interview someone who works in the Health Information Management...

CodingGirl in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

Are vaccinations required to get a medical coding job? - 2 Replies

I am interested in taking classes in the fall for medical coding and possibly billing. I have heard in general that most medical staff, RN's and...

Mossyoak in Liberty, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

RHIT or RHIA? - 13 Replies

Hello. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology that I got in 2009 and very little work experience. I spent 2009 ~ 2010 applying for, getting into,...

Rhonda Kaye in madill, Oklahoma

Updated 2 months ago

Remote Orthopedic Coding Jobs - 8 Replies

Hi - I am looking for an opportunity for remote Orthopedic Coding. I have 33 years experience, am a past Orthopedic Operating Room Technician,...

eforge in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

Thinking about taking online 6 month course for medical coding/billing/terminology - 5 Replies

Hi. I'm 37 years old and thinking about making a total career change from an office manager for a retail company to medical billing, coding,...

Molly in College Park, Maryland

Updated 3 months ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 40 Replies

Need advice on AHIMA Coding Basics Program trying to decide where to start.

Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Is it difficult to learn coding on your own? - 10 Replies

Hello again, I am looking into online schools that teach medical coding or billing. My goal is to work from home one day. I have been attending...

Jenny Horner in Edmond, Oklahoma

Updated 3 months ago


I REALLY NEED SOMETHING STABLE! I am struggling trying to make ends meet. I dont want to waste my time. Which do you think would be easier to find a...

Denise in Houston, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Having problem solving the word problems on the RHIA exam especially the FTE's need help!!!!! - 2 Replies

According to the records kept on filing unit performance over the past year, the filing unit has filed an average of 1,000 records per day. You have...

JessDiamond in United Kingdom

Updated 3 months ago

Should I try and take the CPC exam while it's still on ICD-9 codes? - 2 Replies

I know that AAPC's CPC exam will be on ICD-9 codes only until the end of the year. As someone who doesn't have any coding knowledge/experience, is...

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